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A Natural History, General and Particular; Containing the Theory of the Earth, a General History of Man, the Brute Creation, Vegetables, Minerals Etc

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A Natural History, General and Particular; Containing the Theory of the Earth, a General History of Man, the Brute Creation, Vegetables, Minerals Etc

by George Louis Le Clerc, Count of Buffon / Trans William Smellie

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About This Item

London: Thomas Kelly, 1862. Corrected and enlarged edition, Volume one only, but has all 56 hand-coloured plates inc. tiger's head vignette on half-title and the often missing "White Negroes". This copy ihas ben professionally rebound in green calf with brown spine. Matching green spine panels with gilt. Marbled endpapers. Lower third of frontis portrait of the Count of Buffon is missing. Text stops mid-sentence at pp680, so there are possibly two pages missing at the rear. But plates are present and mostly in good condition. Foxing throughout. Now a splendid looking copy with some stunning illustrations. Heavy copy might require extra postage. Ref:114804. New, Enlarged Edition. Full Leather. VG/N/a. 21x27.5cm.

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Bookseller
Church Street Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
004804
Title
A Natural History, General and Particular; Containing the Theory of the Earth, a General History of Man, the Brute Creation, Vegetables, Minerals Etc
Author
George Louis Le Clerc, Count of Buffon / Trans William Smellie
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG
Jacket condition
N/a
Edition
New, Enlarged Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Thomas Kelly
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1862
Size
21x27.5cm

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rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
New
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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
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